The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness will be in St Philip, St James, Christ Church and St Lucy this week, as it continues the fogging programme aimed at controlling the mosquito population in the island.
On Monday, Oct 29, the team will fog Harrismith, Bequest Tenantry, Bequest with Avenues, Shrewsbury Drive, Shrewsbury Garden with Avenues, Harmony Hall, Content Cot, Coles Terrace, Blue Dolphin Drive, Coles Crescent, Coles Close, Coles Road, Merricks Tenantry Road and surrounding areas in St Philip.
On Tuesday, Oct 30, the areas to be sprayed in St James will be Lower Carlton with Avenues, Bairds Road, Weston, Douglin Road, Crick Hill, Taylor’s Gap, Garden Tenantry, Garden, Fox Club Road, Reid’s Gap, Husbands Gap and neighbouring districts.
On Wednesday, Oct 31, the targeted areas are Highway 7, Hastings, Rockley, Casa Blanca, Rendezvous Hill, Worthing Main Road, Worthing with Avenues, Bamboo Road, Beckles Road, St Lawrence Gap, Paradise Village and surrounding areas in Christ Church.
Districts in St Lucy will be visited by the fogging team on Thursday, Nov 1, among them Rock Hall, Rock Hall Drive, Jemmotts, Durham’s, Mount View Road, Alexandria, Mount Gay, Mount Gay Village and the environs.
On Friday, Nov 2, the Vector Control Unit will return to St James to spray Orange Hill, Hope Road, Jackmans Alley, Walcott Gap, Boyce Gap, Whooping, Beckles Gap, Gilkes Village, Baywoods and neighbouring districts.
The fogging exercises will be carried out between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. each day. Householders are reminded to open their doors and windows to allow the spray to enter.